2014 Permaculture Design Certificate – Course Ended

2014 Permaculture Design Certificate – Course Ended

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in Courses, Feature Course | No Comments

Sorry this Course is Sold Out. We are so excited to announce that Element Eco-Design will be hosting our first ever Part-Time Permaculture Design Certificate right here in the Okanagan! We have decided to hold our first PDC right here in Vernon to make it as accessible as possible to all of you. Whether you […]

Companion planting is not just for veggies anymore!

Companion planting is not just for veggies anymore!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Most seasoned veggie gardeners understand the benefits of companion planting, which is the act of planting different veggies together according to a wide range of plant needs. For example growing beans or peas with lettuce works well because the beans fix nitrogen to their roots which lettuce needs for leaf production.  The beans can be […]

Summer, Time to Obtain a Yield

Summer, Time to Obtain a Yield

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Our Blog | No Comments

  It seems summer is in full swing in the Okanagan. We have just gotten through our driest summer on record, just 1.1 mm of rain. Despite temperatures often exceeding 34 degrees Celsius, our crops are flourishing and the harvest is beginning to roll in. We are getting tomatoes daily, the plums are plump, peppers […]